Press Releases

  • FAA Certifies PurePower® Engine for A320neo Aircraft

    December 19 2014 3:46 PM ET

    EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The PurePower Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine for the Airbus A320neo family has successfully achieved Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) type certification. The PW1100G-JM engine is the latest PurePower GTF engine model to be certified.  Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

  • CN reaches tentative labour agreement with Teamsters union representing locomotive engineers and conductors on Northern Quebec Internal Short Line

    December 19 2014 3:45 PM ET

    MONTREAL, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that it has negotiated a tentative labour agreement with the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) union that represents locomotive engineers and conductors working on the company's Northern Quebec Internal Short line.

  • Oneida Financial Corp. Announces Quarterly Dividend

    December 19 2014 3:44 PM ET

    ONEIDA, N.Y., Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael R. Kallet, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Oneida Financial Corp. (the "Company") (Nasdaq Global: ONFC), today announced that the Company has declared a quarterly cash dividend of twelve cents ($0.12) per share of the Company's common stock. The dividend is payable to stockholders of record as of January 6, 2015 and will be paid on January 20, 2015. 

  • IKO Announces Release of RoofViewer™ App for Android™ Platform

    December 19 2014 3:41 PM ET

    Company aims to make choosing the right shingle easy for homeowners on any mobile device

    KANKAKEE, IL, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IKO Industries, Ltd, a global manufacturer of asphalt shingles and related roofing materials for the residential and commercial roofing industry, has introduced its latest app. The company's popular RoofViewer software tool is now available as a free download from the Google Play™ store.

    Director of Marketing, Carol Perkins, explains the history of RoofViewer and its evolution into this latest version.

  • 2014: Costa Rica Captured 39 New Foreign Investment Projects, Announces CINDE

    December 19 2014 3:37 PM ET

    SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE) and the Ministry of Foreign Trade of Costa Rica (COMEX) announced that 39 new investment projects from the sectors of Corporate Services, Life Sciences, Light Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, Agribusiness and Food Industry were attracted to Costa Rica in 2014. These projects, along with the multinational companies that already operate in the country, generated US$474.4 million and the total opening of 10,281 new jobs. 

  • Enhanced Computing and Graphics in Low Power CompactPCI PlusIO SBC from MEN Micro

    December 19 2014 3:36 PM ET

    BLUE BELL, Pa., Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MEN Micro Inc., a world-renowned provider of embedded computing and I/O solutions for mission-critical industrial, mobile and harsh environment applications, has released the F23P SBC, based on the 4th generation Intel Core processors. The new CPU board offers higher computing and strongly improved graphics with the same low power consumption as 3rd generation Intel processors.

  • Highland Capital Management's Claymore Holdings Wins $40 Million Verdict Against Credit Suisse

    December 19 2014 3:31 PM ET

    DALLAS, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highland Capital Management L.P. ("Highland") today announced that a Highland-managed entity, Claymore Holdings LLC, won a $40 million verdict against Credit Suisse after a Texas State Court jury found the Swiss firm concealed key information in order to fraudulently induce Highland to participate in a 2007 refinancing of the Lake Las Vegas development, including primarily concealing relevant facts and conspiring with appraisers to inflate valuation.

  • Sinclair Broadcast Group Closes On Certain Station Acquisitions And Divestitures With Media General

    December 19 2014 3:30 PM ET

    BALTIMORE, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) (the "Company" or "Sinclair") announced today that it closed on its previously announced acquisitions and divestitures of certain assets with Media General, Inc. ("Media General"). The net change in total U.S. household coverage goes from 38.2% to 37.5%.

    The stations that Sinclair acquired are:

    Station

    Affil.

    Market

    DMA(1)

    WJAR

    NBC

  • Gordon Brothers Group & Hilco Merchant Resources to Close All Mexx Stores in Canada

    December 19 2014 3:30 PM ET

    BOSTON, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gordon Brothers Group and Hilco Merchant Resources announced today that they will begin going-out-of-business sales at all Mexx retail locations throughout Canada beginning Friday, December 19th.  The Company filed a Notice of Intention to Make a Proposal under the Bankruptcy Insolvency Act on December 3, 2014 after struggling against competition from both online and other brick and mortar retailers. Richter is acting as Trustee.

  • PPL Corporation Sets Annual Meeting Date

    December 19 2014 3:28 PM ET

    ALLENTOWN, Pa., Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) has scheduled the company's annual meeting of shareowners for Wednesday, May 20, 2015. The meeting will be held at the PPL Center, 701 Hamilton St., Allentown. It will begin at 9 a.m. Eastern time.

  • Enhanced Oil Resources Inc. Announces Board Appointment

    December 19 2014 3:24 PM ET

    HOUSTON, TX, Dec. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Enhanced Oil Resources Inc. (TSX-V: EOR; OTCQX: EORIF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Srinivas Polishetty to its Board of Directors.

  • Mooreland Partners Advises AdKarma on Its Sale to blinkx

    December 19 2014 3:23 PM ET

  • Hoosier Academies Celebrates Entry into National Honor Society with First-Ever Induction Ceremony

    December 19 2014 3:20 PM ET

    INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of the highlights of any dedicated high-school senior's year is receiving their blue-and-gold National Honor Society tassel. It's an important honor that signifies service, academic achievement and community spirit.

  • Lotus Elise S Cup is Just Around the Corner

    December 19 2014 3:20 PM ET

    HETHEL, England, December 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    Returning to its race-bred ethos, Lotus has completed the development of the Elise Cup R into an enticing new model - the road legal Elise S Cup. 

    Following extensive testing, Lotus has honed the ever-popular Elise S into a Cup variant. Visual appeal has been bolstered with the striking addition of a front splitter, with end winglets, lateral bargeboards, a fixed roof, tail wing and a purposeful rear diffuser.

  • Feeding America to use NEW technology for local food rescue with $1.6M Google Global Impact Award

    December 19 2014 3:19 PM ET

    CHICAGO, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America today received a $1.6 million Google Global Impact Award to use technology to advance its mission to feed Americans struggling with hunger.

  • Prince Organization Selected For "Fastest-Growing Private Companies"

    December 19 2014 3:18 PM ET

    FULLERTON, Calif., Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the September 29, 2013 issue of Orange County Business Journal published by California Business Journals. Prince Organization was selected for the following honor:

    "Fastest-Growing Private Companies"

  • LYNPARZA™ Approved By The US Food and Drug Administration For The Treatment Of Advanced Ovarian Cancer In Patients With Germline BRCA-mutations

    December 19 2014 3:17 PM ET

    WILMINGTON, Del., Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AstraZeneca today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved LYNPARZA™ (olaparib) capsules. LYNPARZA is the first poly ADP-ribose polymerase (PARP) inhibitor indicated as monotherapy in patients with deleterious or suspected deleterious germline BRCA-mutated (as detected by an FDA-approved test) advanced ovarian cancer who have been treated with three or more prior lines of chemotherapy.

  • Titan Accepts Delivery of Africa's First S-76D™ Helicopter

    December 19 2014 3:17 PM ET

    WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y., Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that Titan Helicopter Group (THG) has accepted delivery of the first S-76D™ helicopter that will operate in Africa. The aircraft is configured for offshore service. An acceptance ceremony was held Wednesday (Dec. 17) at Associated Aircraft Group (AAG), a Sikorsky company based in Wappingers Falls, New York. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

  • Manager Richard Nackenson Leads Neuberger Berman Multi-Cap Opportunities Fund To Top Decile Performance Over Past Five Years

    December 19 2014 3:17 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over his five-year tenure as Portfolio Manager of the Neuberger Berman Multi-Cap Opportunities Fund (the "Fund") (tickers: NMULX, NMUAX, NMUCX), Richard Nackenson has delivered performance for investors that ranks in the top 10th percentile of the institutional share class of the large blend category as of November 30, 2014 (out of a universe of 1,187 funds), according to data from Morningstar, Inc. Additionally, as of November 30, 2014, Morningstar, Inc.

  • Live Nation Entertainment Expands Festival Portfolio With C3 Presents

    December 19 2014 3:15 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES and AUSTIN, Texas, Dec 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) announced today the completion of a transaction to acquire a controlling stake in C3 Presents.  C3, led by the management team of Charles Attal, Charlie Jones and Charlie Walker, is one of the largest concert promoters in North America, owning and operating Austin City Limits Music Festival, producing Lollapalooza, and promoting over 1,700 additional concerts and events annually, as well as creating a growing portfolio of emerging music and lifestyle festivals.